JUDITH VON EUER BIOGRAPHY



[ Chronology | Education | Solo Exhibitions | Group Exhibitions | Related Projects | Teaching | Guest Lectures | Awards | Bibliography ]



Education

1959-63 University of California, Los Angeles; B.A., M.A.
1956-59 Los Angeles City College; A.A.
1985-88 Study and course work towards a degree in landscape architecture U.C.L.A. extension program



Solo Exhibitions and Installations

2001
Union Center for the Arts and The Brewery, Los Angeles

1994
“Flow Inversion Project”, Los Angeles Valley College Art Gallery

1991
Conejo Valley Art Museum, Thousand Oaks, California

1984
Los Angeles Valley College Art Gallery

1983
Beckstrand Gallery, Palos Verdes Art Center

1980
Artworks/Book Works, Venice, California

1976
The Floating Wall, Santa Ana, California

1970
COTA Symphony Association
San Fernando Valley, California

1967
Orlando Gallery, Encino, California
Los Angeles City College

1963
Los Angeles County Library, West Covina Branch



Group Exhibitions

1984
“A Broad Spectrum”, Design Center, Los Angeles

1983
“Fourth Biennial”, ARCO Center for Visual Arts, Los Angeles

1982
“Don Knaack and Judith Von Euer”, Espace DBD, Los Angeles

1979
Faculty Show, Los Angeles Valley College

1978
“Hogh Voltage”, California State University, Northridge

1977
“Return of the Sixties at UCLA”, Los Angeles
“The Artist’s Book”, University of California, San Diego
Rental Gallery, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Faculty Show, University of California, Irvine Fine Arts Gallery

1974
“Floor Show”, Womanspace, Los Angeles

1970
2nd Annual National Print Exhibition, San Diego State College

1969
Drawing and Printmaking Award Exhibition, Palomar College, California

1968
Fifth Annual Exhibition, Los Angeles Printmaking Society, Long Beach Museum of Art

1967
33rd National Graphic Arts and Drawing Exhibition, Wichita, Kansas
Thirteenth Annual All California Show, Laguna Beach Museum, California
Fourth Annual All California Print Exhibition, Lytton Center for Visual Arts, Los Angeles
Rental Gallery, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

1966
“Constructions”, Orlando Gallery, Encino, California
Arts of Southern California XVII - Drawing Invitational, Long Beach Museum of Art, California

1965
Arts of Southern California XVI - Prints Invitational, Long Beach Museum of Art, Calfironia
“Return of the Figure in Painting”, Valley Jewish Community Center, San Fernando Valley, California
Fourth Biennial Print Exhibition, Pasadena Museum of Art, California

1964
“California South 5”, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California.
“Sakoguchi and Von Euer”, Custom House Gallery, Pasadena, California

1963
Esther Bear Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

1963
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts - Annual Exhibition



Related Projects:
Performance Art


1984
“Ornette’s Way: An Art Performance/An Opera”, Gallery Theatre, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles.

1983
“Ornette’s Way: An Art Performance/An Opera”, Concert Theatre, University of California, Irvine and Beckstrand Gallery, Palos Verdes Art Center.

1982
“Ornette’s Way: An Art Performance/An Opera”, in collaboration with Don Knaack; “About Performance” series, Los Angeles Valley College.

1978
Preparation and performance of non-static art projects: “Ornette’s Way”, chamber opera, and “Grotto Life”.

1977
Video Art Presentations, Theta Cable Public Access Television, Los Angeles.

1970-75
Concerts throughout Southern California, Southern France, and Italy performing on Renaissance and Baroque winds with: Li Trobador; West Coast Consort.

1970
Concerts at L.A. County Museum of Art and throughout Southern California; Television and radio (KPFK, KFAC) performances with Wakita Japanese Ensemble.

1950-63
Jazz Saxophonist in various ensembles including: Ina Ray Hutton Band, KTLA, KNBC; Spade Cooley Band KTTV, Phil Gray Quartet.

1952-90
Member, American Federation of Musicians Local #47.


Site Art

1994
First and Fremont Streets, Civic Center, Los Angeles, sponsored by Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles.

1991
Huskey Residence, Playa Del Rey, California.

1988
U.C. Davis Arboretum Competition with Elsa Leviseur and Christoph Kapeller. Award: Special Recognition.

1987
Hollywood Bowl Concession Stand: Trompe l’Oeil Mural for Architerra. Client: Los Angeles Philharmonic Assn.
Women’s Rights National Historic Park Design Competition: collaborative team with Architerra.

1986
Caspar Crest, Leviseur & Assoc. Client: Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, in progress: parking and picnic facilities Arroyo Sequit, Team project: Extension pogram U.C.L.A. Landscape Architecture. Client: Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, study and proposal for 160 acres in Santa Monica Mountains.
Special Award: 1st prize “Theme” award, Los Angeles County Arboretum Garden Show, team project: Landscape Architecture Student Assoc. U.C.L.A., Extension

1985-9
Designer and free lance consultant, Geo, Pasadena
Elsa Leviseur and Assoc. (Architerra), Santa Monica Martin Gelber and Assoc., Santa Monica

1974
First and Fremont Sts, Los Angeles Civic Center
Inner City Mural Program, National Endowment for the Arts



Teaching

1963-99
Professor of Art, Los Angeles Valley College

1983
Visiting Instructor: Art Department, University of California, Irvine

1976-77
Visiting Instructor: Art Department, University of California, Irvine

1963-64
Instructor: Art Department, Pierce College

1962-63
Teaching Assistant: Art Department, University of California, Los Angeles



Guest Lectures

1991
Conejo Valley Art Museum, Thousand Oaks, California

1984
Art Center College, Pasadena, California
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia
Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, California

1979
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California

1975
Westlake Art Association, California

1973
Docent Council, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

1972
California State University, Dominguez Hills

1971
American Association of University Women, Thousand Oaks, California

1970
Los Angeles City College



Grants Awards

1974
Inner City Mural Program, National Endowment for the Arts, Barbara Haskell and Lukman Glasgow, Jurors.

1968
Purchase Award, Palomar College, Drawing & Printmaking Exhibit, John Paul Jones, Juror.
Joe Funk Lithograpy Edition Award, Fifth Annual Exhibition, Los Angeles Printmaking Society.

1964
Bronze Medal Awared--Painting, Los Angeles Outdoor Art Festival



Reviews, Articles, Catalogs & Websites

2001
Judith Von Euer, Retrospective 1960-2000, Catalog, 100+ pages

2000
Flow Inversion Project: Inverted Freeway, Public art website, Community Development Agency, DohenyResearch Library: www.usc.edu.isd/archives/la/pubart/LA_murals/USC/flow.html
Judith Von Euer:Flow Inversion, MCLA Website: www.lamurals.org/MuralistPages/VonEuer.html

1998
Street Gallery: Guide to Los Angeles Murals, Robin Dunitz, 2nd Edition, pp. 41, 390-91

1994
“Von Euer Mural Brought Back”, Bill Lasarow, Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles Newsletter
“Profile: Judith Von Euer”, Orville Clarke, Jr., Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles Newsletter
1993
“Three New Murals Added to Rescue Program”, Bill Lasarow, Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles Newsletter

1991
“California Ecology”, Elsa Leviseur, The Architectural Review, Landscape Art and Ecology, April, pp. 52-55

1991
“Moving Display”, Josef Woodard, Los Angeles Times VC, Jan. 10, pp. J6

1990
“CVAM Greets 1991 with New Exhibits”, Brian McCoy, News Chronicle, Thousand Oaks, Dec. 28, pp. F15

1984
“Judith Von Euer,” Fidel Danieli, ArtScene, May, pps. 9-10.
“Performance reflects teacher’s ‘Way’, “Diana Rico, Daily News, April 27, pp. 34
“An Exhibition Vivant,” Stephen Moore, Artweek, Jan. 7, pp. 12

1983
“Fourth Biennial,” Catalog, ARCO Center for Visual Arts
“Cold Storage,” Lane Relyes, Artweek, Aug. 27, p. 5
“A Bureaucratic Show Stopper,” Suzanne Muchnic, Los Angeles Times, Aug. 1, Part IV, pp. 1-2

1982
Betty Ann Brown, Arts Magazine, December, pp. 47
“Pick of the Week: Judith Von Euer/Donald Knaack,”, Kathi Norklun, L.A. Weekly, Oct. 8, pp. 69
“Composer Knaack at Valley College”(on “The Black Pages,” collaboration with Don Knaack), Colin Gardner Los Angeles Times, Feb. 12
“Performance Art: Creativity Takes an Active Role, Five who Perform to Create their Art,”
Gillian Rees, Daily News, Feb. 5, pp. 22

1978
“‘High Voltage’: Geyer, Greene, Shuler, McQueen, Von Euer” Louise Lewis, Catalog Essay, CSUN
“‘High Voltage’ at CSUN Gallery”, Suzanne Muchnic Los Angeles Times, Nov. 10, pp. 14
“A Come-as-you-are Reunion at UCLA”, William Wilson, “Calendar,” L.A. Times, Jan. 15, pp. 76

1977
“L.A. Murals,” A Guide to Art Resources in L.A., Joan Hugo, editor; Arlis/NA Publications
“Return of the Sixties at UCLA”, Frederick Wight, Catalog Essay, pp. 74-75

1974
“Floor Art” Elise Katz Flier & Diane Gelon, Artweek, Mar. 16
“Inner City Mural Program” Lukman Glasgow, Catalog Essay Los Angeles County Department of Parks & Recreation, National Endowment for the Arts, pg. 1
“Inner City Mural Program” Lukman Glasgow, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, #3 (Dec.),pg. 17

1972
“Licorice Maps”, Fidel Danieli, editor; L.A. Artists Publication

1967
“Judith Von Euer Exhibit Brings Prestige to Valley”, William Wilson, Los Angeles Times, Jan. 13.

1965
“Arts of Southern California XVI - Prints Invitational”, Jason Wong, Long Beach Museum of Art Catalog Western Association of Art Museums Publication.



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